Lack of discussion about the Shoah where & when I grew up - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tzvi
    • 08.12.12 | 11:45 (IST)

    I was born in Washington DC & attended a Jewish day school which still exists. My parents didn't undergo the Shoah, & it was never discussed in school. In retrospect I'm angry at my family & educators for this. I've been living in Jerusalem for more than 40 years now, & I learned about the Shoah as a student in Hebrew U. I hope that in the US nowadays the subject is presented properly to Jewish children. As your article shows very well, they are very capable of dealing with it. Don't over-protect Jewish children. They don't need it.

    from the article: My father, the Holocaust scholar; the man whose message Israelis wouldn't hear
    First published 11:08 06.12.12 | Last updated 11:08 06.12.12
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